Venera 4 Soviet space probe

Venera 4 Soviet space probe

R280/0027 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 54.1MB

Downloadable file size: 3.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Venera 4, Soviet Venus space probe. The heat shielding has been removed from the upper section. The Venera series of probes were used to explore the planet Venus. Venera 4, launched in 1967, weighed around a ton and was designed to study the Venusian atmosphere. It braked on entering and deployed a parachute, then continued to transmit data until the signal was lost after falling to an altitude of 25 kilometres.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 20th century, atmospheric study, black-and-white, engineering, equipment, exploration, heat shield, historical, history, june 12 1967, monochrome, novosti, one, planetary, russia, russian, single, soviet, soviet union, space probe, spacecraft, spaceflight, studies, technological, technology, ussr, venera 4, venus

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.